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United Arab Emirates

Air travel

Flight test: Etihad Coral economy class

Julietta Jameson Etihad has won plenty of awards, but the service does not live up to the hype.

Middle East

Hotter than hot: why now is the time to head to the Middle East

Dead sea

Ben Groundwater Travelling in the Middle East has never been so accessible for Aussies, writes Ben Groundwater.

Hotels

Boasters with the mostest

San Alfonso del Mar

Belinda Jackson Biggest, highest, most blindingly expensive. Belinda Jackson rounds up the ultimate travel experiences, from super-luxe to just plain boastful.

Travel Insider

Bye, Singapore: the hottest new stopover cities for Australians

Dubai

Jane E Fraser Big-name attractions are drawing travellers away from Bangkok or Singapore to new stopover destinations.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Six of the best: Dubai luxury hotels

When it comes to opulence, no one does it quite like Dubai. Ute Junker names six of the best glamour hotels in Dubai. The writer travelled courtesy of Qantas Airways and Dubai Tourism.

Photos

The craziest new hotel designs

Water Discus hotel

Architects and designers around the world are competing to create the most fantastical hotel designs. Here are some of the most amazing new hotels currently planned around the world.

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Travellers Tips

Flight test

Flight test: Emirates economy class

A Flight attedant poses at the economy class section of an Emirates A380 aircraft

Flight Test Emirates' cabin crew are excellent - multilingual and very attentive.

Tripologist

Getting frisky is still too risky

Not the place to practice for a shot at the Mile High Club ... Dubai Airport.

Tripologist I have to make a transit stop in Dubai and after reading the recent article (No kissing, no sex, no photos), I was wondering if these same rules apply in the airport?

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Travel News

Deals of the week: Bali bargain

Nikko Resort, Bali.

JULIETTA JAMESON | Stay six nights at the Grand Nikko Bali at Nusa Dua for the price of three.

Traveller letters: Qantas Club members deserve lounge access, despite codeshares

We have been life members of the Qantas Club for more than 20 years.

Should you be afraid of flying?

BRITTANY MANN 10:52am | The two Malaysia Airlines incidents have not helped those with a fear of flying, but are those fears realistic?

Donald Trump unveil plans for new Washington DC luxury hotel

9:46am | The Trump empire is expanding to include a 270-room luxury hotel in DC that has bathrooms trimmed in gold.

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